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Charlbury's roadsides have two new additions: a universally-welcomed speed detector sign, and 'welcome to Charlbury' signs on which the jury is still out.

A speed detector sign has been installed on The Slade. The sign instructs drivers doing over 30mph to slow down, accompanied by an illuminated 30-in-a-circle.

The town signs have been installed on the entrances to the town, featuring an array of pictograms as well as the text 'historic market town' and 'please drive carefully'. The signs have received a mixed reaction: some of those opposed have signed a petition at

There is more discussion on the website forum.

Richard Fairhurst · Tue 5 Jul 2005, 00:17 · Link

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